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Robbed at an intersection: 'He threatened to shoot'

2016-05-13 09:13

BE VIGILANT: Leave enough room between your car and the one ahead at intersections and traffic to avoid being boxed in. Image: Fin24 / Duncan Alfreds

Lindokuhle Ndlovu

Johannesburg - Earlier in May 2016, Wheels24 reported on a driver's quick reactions saved them from  a potential armed robbery and/or hijacking. The video was published on YouTube.

Reader: 'Hijacking in SA - a car is not worth your life'

Wheels24 reader Lindokuhle Ndlovu shares his experience of being hijacked/mugged at an intersection in during peak-hour traffic.

Ndlovu: Yesterday (May 10, 2016), around 6pm at the corner of Abel Rd/Joe Slovo in Berea, a guy approached the car I was driving in with a cocked gun.

He threatened to shoot if I did not open the door or window.


Have you been the victim or had a lucky escape from hijackers in SA? Email us your story.

There was traffic around, which made my movement to manoeuvre or to get away very difficult if not impossible. I panicked so much I couldn’t open the window or door, as I was not familiar with the car I was driving. 

READ: 'I was hijacked at gun point'

I managed to open a window and the only thing they took was a Samsung Note 3. Just before he fled the scene the robber hit me with his gun.

It would be great if warnings could be posted at hijacking hot-spots to warn motorists of any and all impending dangers.

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